Hughes apologizes for news release headline

...of words" and said she was sorry if she offended anyone.She and House Speaker Mike Chenault took responsibility for the news release, sent from the majority office Monday after legislative passage of the resolution. It was intended to support...
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Alaska Editorial: Democrats never let good news go to waste

The following editorial first appeared in the Alaska Journal of Commerce: The news from the North Slope continues to trend in a positive direction with the latest announcement that production is 13,600 barrels...
Red carpet romp: The GLAAD Awards from an Alaskan perspective

...Michael Penn. Wow. Perhaps I should have taken some clues along the way that I was a real contender, I was seated next to the news director, after all, but I was in complete shock when I saw my name up there. The award was then hand-delivered to...
Pure Sole: Wake Up

By now you have all probably heard the news.What?If you haven't then you must have been working the night shift, with your cell phone off and the TV in the break room...
Sign of spring: Geese arrive in Fairbanks

...probably wasn't necessary and the men returned to work.The news started to fly when Helgeson bumped into Mark Ross, a...called Johnson to confirm the sighting before notifying the news media."Everybody was pretty exuberant," Ross said...
Empire Editorial: Leave minimum wage to the voters

...who turned around in 2003. Some later said they only did so to kill the voter initiative.If you've been following the news lately, you might be feeling a sense of deja vu.On Feb. 26, Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell certified a ballot initiative...
Alaska Dispatch to buy the Anchorage Daily News for $34M

...Texas, Star-Telegram; The Sacramento Bee; The Kansas City Star; the Miami Herald; The Charlotte Observer; and The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C.Hopfinger started the Alaska Dispatch in 2008 with Amanda Coyne and Todd Hopfinger. In...
NCAA president: Unionization 'grossly inappropriate'

...conversations that have been going on for several years now," he said.Neither Emmert nor the administrators who joined him for the news conference sounded overly concerned about drawing up contingency plans in case unions start sprouting up in the aftermath...
Doug McDermott leads AP All-America team

...Kemba Walker in 2010-11. Napier and Walker are close friends, and Napier said it would "definitely be cool" to share the news with his mentor.Kilpatrick, Cincinnati's first All-America since Steve Logan in 2001-02, averaged 20.7 points...
Gone too soon

...for students who looked like they needed extra support, said JSD Chief of Staff Kristin Bartlett. Casperson then broke the news to the students first thing Thursday morning in an announcement before the pledge.Billy's family is reeling from their...


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